WVU College of Creative Arts calendar of events for Oct. 26 to Nov. 1, 2015:
All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. For more information about ticketed events, call 304.293.SHOW. For information about any College of Creative Arts events, call the Publicity Office at 304.293.3397. Events on this calendar are subject to change. For the latest information, see our web calendar at www.ccarts.wvu.edu/
All College of Creative Arts programs, services, and activities are accessible to persons with disabilities. To request accommodations, call 304.293.4171.
Monday, Oct. 26
CONCERT: Chamber Winds
The Chamber Winds ensemble will present an evening of the music of Mozart and Lachner at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 26, in the Gladys G. Davis Theatre at the Creative Arts Center. The concert is free and open to the public.
Monday, Oct. 26 through Wednesday, Dec. 9
PAUL MESAROS GALLERY: Jen Mussari, Graphic Designer, Monday through Saturday, 12 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Jen Mussari is a designer, lettering artist, and illustrator, who now lives in Brooklyn, New York. Some of the clients she has collaborated with include Squarespace, Airbnb, Kickstarter, Shopify, Patagonia, the Art Director’s Club, EMI, Capitol Records, Target, West Elm, Penguin Books, Adobe, LOGAN, Pentagram, 72andSunny, CreativeMornings, and Smilebooth.
Friday, Oct. 30
CONCERT: Mountain Music
The Mountain Music Concert will feature the WVU Bluegrass Band and Old-Time Bands, as well as a number of Appalachian women song-writers. This event, held at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30, in the Gluck Theatre of the Mountainlair, is held in partnership with the Rape and Domestic Violence Information Center. The Mountaineer Week Fiddle Contest Heritage Award Winner will be announced at this event.
Saturday, Oct. 31
SPECIAL EVENT: Robert C. Byrd High School Drum Expo
A group of West Virginia University musicians will drum up some thrills before a night of chills as they participate in the third annual Robert C. Byrd High School Drum Expo in Clarksburg on Halloween, Saturday, Oct. 31. According to George Willis, director of percussion studies in the School of Music, well over 100 drummers will attend the event. For more information, contact Robert C. Byrd High School Director of Bands David Grubb at 304-326-7229 or email@example.com.
Sunday, Nov. 1
CONCERT: Jazz Ensembles
West Virginia University’s jazz ensembles will present a free concert at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 1, in the Metropolitan Theatre in downtown Morgantown.
Through Dec. 9
LAURA MESAROS GALLERY: John Pe�a, Printmaker, Monday through Saturday, 12 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Pe�a is a visual artist, illustrator and educator who makes art as a way of exploring the natural world and his daily interactions. He has attended a number of residencies including Skowhegan, Bemis & The Fine Arts Work Center. He was also the recipient of the 2012 Carol R. Brown Creative Achievement Award as an Emerging Artist and recently created an artwork for the Mattress Factory Museum in Pittsburgh.
ART MUSEUM OF WVU: Inaugural Exhibition: Visual Conversations: Looking and Listening
The Art Museum of WVU is open to the public Wednesday through Sunday, 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. For more information, visit http://artmuseum.wvu.edu.
CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF THE ARTS AND HUMANITIES
This year, West Virginia University will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of the creation of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Visit http://artsandhumanities.wvu.edu more information and a calendar of events.
CONTACT: David Welsh, College of Creative Arts
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